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The 1996 AFC Asian Cup qualification involved 33 participating teams. The United Arab Emirates (hosts) and Japan (holders) qualified automatically for the 1996 AFC Asian Cup.

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QualificationEdit

Group 1Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 0 17 0 +17 9
  Vietnam 3 2 0 1 13 5 +8 6
  Chinese Taipei 3 1 0 2 10 10 0 3
  Guam 3 0 0 3 2 27 −25 0
Vietnam  4–1  Chinese Taipei

South Korea  9–0  Guam
Park Tae-ha   2'4'40'
Kim Hyun-seok   5'36'55'
Kim Do-hoon   19'
Seo Hyo-Won   52'
Choi Moon-sik   85'

Vietnam  9–0  Guam

South Korea  4–0  Chinese Taipei
Hong Myung-bo   9'
Kim Do-hoon   19'
Park Tae-ha   48'70'

Guam  2–9  Chinese Taipei

Vietnam  0–4  South Korea
Shin Tae-yong   1'
Roh Sang-rae   8'
Park Tae-ha   17'
Seo Hyo-Won   83'

Group 2Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  China PR 3 3 0 0 16 1 +15 9
  Hong Kong 3 2 0 1 12 3 +9 6
  Macau 3 1 0 2 7 12 −5 3
  Philippines 3 0 0 3 1 20 −19 0
Hong Kong  8–0  Philippines
Chan Tsi-Kong   3'80'
Bredbury   39'42'
Lee Kin-Wo   59'
Wai Kwai-Lung   82'83'
Santos   90'
Referee: Anh Bong-ki (South Korea)
China PR  7–1  Macau
Peng Weiguo   28' (pen.)45'
Su Maozhen   44'
Li Bing   48'66'89'
Hao Haidong   76'
Ung Siu-Cheong   42'
Referee: Sophon Mhaboon (Thailand)

Philippines  0–7  China PR
Hao Haidong   17'58'63'
Ma Mingyu   60'
Su Maozhen   77'87'
Gao Feng   83'
Referee: Sophon Mhaboon (Thailand)
Hong Kong  4–1  Macau
Au Wai-Lun   26'
Bredbury   72'75' (pen.)77'
José Martins   70'
Referee: Yoshimi Ogawa (Japan)

Macau  5–1  Philippines
Paulo   2'
José Martins   63'52'
Cho Chi-Man   64'
Pinto   82'
Kalalang   63'
Referee: Anh Bong-ki (South Korea)
Hong Kong  0–2  China PR
Fan Zhiyi   51'
Wei Qun   89'
Referee: Yoshimi Ogawa (Japan)

Group 3Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Thailand 6 4 2 0 31 5 +26 14
  Singapore 6 3 3 0 16 7 +9 12
  Myanmar 6 2 1 3 11 20 −9 7
  Maldives 6 0 0 6 4 30 −26 0
Thailand  8–0  Maldives
Myanmar  0–4  Singapore

Thailand  5–1  Myanmar
Maldives  0–2  Singapore

Thailand  1–1  Singapore
Myanmar  3–1  Maldives

Maldives  0–8  Thailand
Singapore  2–2  Myanmar

Myanmar  1–7  Thailand
Singapore  5–2  Maldives

Maldives  1–4  Myanmar
Singapore  2–2  Thailand

Group 4Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Indonesia 2 1 1 0 7 1 +6 4
  Malaysia 2 1 1 0 5 2 +3 4
  India 2 0 0 2 3 12 −9 0
Malaysia  0–0  Indonesia

Indonesia  7–1  India
Indriyanto   12'74'
Rochy   18'52'
Ansyari   42'49'
Peri   77'
T. Kumar   11'

Malaysia  5–2  India
Zainal Abidin   12'57'
Dollah Salleh   21' (pen.)54'
Abu Bakar   71'
Carlton Chapman   46'
Bhaichung Bhutia   78'

Group 5Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iran 6 6 0 0 27 1 +26 18
  Oman 6 4 0 2 23 5 +18 12
  Sri Lanka 6 2 0 4 5 25 −20 6
    Nepal 6 0 0 6 2 26 −24 0
Oman  3–0  Sri Lanka
Iran  8–0    Nepal
Bagheri   10' (pen.)60'
Daei   14'36'84'87'
Garousi   51'
Hakimzadeh   73'
Attendance: 35,000

Oman  7–0    Nepal
Iran  7–0  Sri Lanka
Daei   30'64'65'70'77'
Bagheri   62'
Garousi   69'

Sri Lanka  3–1    Nepal
Iran  2–0  Oman
Daei   5'
Estili   84'
Attendance: 100,000

Iran  4–0  Sri Lanka
Bagheri   17'54'68'
Mansourian   78'
Oman  2–1    Nepal

Iran  4–0    Nepal
Daei   27'
Bagheri   38'44' (pen.)
Shahroudi   66'

Nepal    0–2  Sri Lanka
Oman  1–2  Iran
Al-Habsi   60' (pen.) Daei   23'
Bagheri   88' (pen.)

Group 6Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iraq 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 6
  Jordan 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 3
  Pakistan 2 0 0 2 0 7 −7 0
Jordan  4–0  Pakistan

Jordan  0–1  Iraq

Pakistan  0–3  Iraq

Group 7Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Syria 4 3 0 1 6 2 +4 9
  Qatar 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 6
  Kazakhstan 4 1 0 3 1 6 −5 3
Kazakhstan  1–0  Qatar
Nizovtsev   7'
Attendance: 6,000

Syria  2–0  Kazakhstan
Taleb   21'
Sheikh-Dib   34'
Attendance: 20,000

Qatar  1–0  Syria
Al-Enazi   35'

Qatar  3–0  Kazakhstan
Al-Obaidly   5'
Soufi   21'
Al-Enazi   43'

Kazakhstan  0–1  Syria
Al Boushi   9'
Attendance: 5,000

Syria  3–1  Qatar
Helou   17'
Sheikh-Dib   48'
Khalifa   76' (pen.)
Al-Enazi   58'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Hossein Askari (Iran)

Group 8Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Uzbekistan 2 1 0 1 5 4 +1 3
  Tajikistan 2 1 0 1 4 5 −1 3
Tajikistan  4–0  Uzbekistan
Fuzaylov   3' (pen.)
Ashurmamadov   65'67'
Avakov   87'
Attendance: 20,000

Uzbekistan  5–0 (a.e.t)  Tajikistan
Kasymov   4' (pen.)33' (pen.)
Andreyev   8'
Shkvyrin   72'
Musabayev   95'

Group 9Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Saudi Arabia 4 4 0 0 10 0 +10 12
  Kyrgyzstan 4 1 0 3 3 7 −4 3
  Yemen 4 1 0 3 2 8 −6 3
Saudi Arabia  3–0  Kyrgyzstan
Al-Thunayan   7'38'
Amin   57' (pen.)

Yemen  1–0  Kyrgyzstan
Sharaf Mahfood   57'

Saudi Arabia  4–0  Yemen
Al-Thunayan   42'53'
Falatah   59'
Al-Hamdan   66'
Report

Kyrgyzstan  0–2  Saudi Arabia
Falatah   25'
Al-Thunayan   67'

Kyrgyzstan  3–1  Yemen
Kadyrov   43'
Rybakov   50'
Khaytbaev   75'
Ben Rabah   21'

Group 10Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Kuwait 4 2 2 0 9 5 +4 8
  Lebanon 4 2 1 1 7 6 +1 7
  Turkmenistan 4 0 1 3 3 8 −5 1
Turkmenistan  2–2  Kuwait
Urazow   3'
Plyushchenko   8'
Haji   13'
Al-Dawod   89'

Kuwait  2–0  Turkmenistan
Sulaiman   18'
Bekheet   68'
Attendance: 10,000

Lebanon  3–1  Turkmenistan
Nahza   28'
Taha   68'
Karnib   90'
Bondoyev   20'
Attendance: 10,000

Turkmenistan  0–1  Lebanon
Ghazarian   33'
Attendance: 10,000

Lebanon  3–5  Kuwait
Nazha   6'
Ghazarian   10'46'
Al-Otaybi   16'
Al-Shlimi   27'
Al-Hindi   30'
Haji   66'
Wabran   84'
Attendance: 22,000

Kuwait  0–0  Lebanon
Attendance: 25,000

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